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2018 Finishes

1. Let It Snow by Barbara Ana Designs. Finished Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

2. Victorian Thistles bookmark by Textile Heritage. Finished Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

3. Keep Love by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Saturday, February 24, 2018

4. Fleur d’Orleans by Ink Circles. Finished Wednesday, March 7, 2018

5. A Little Gray Hare by Lizzie Kate. Finished Thursday, March 15, 2018

6. March Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Monday, March 26, 2018

7. April Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8. May Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Tuesday, May 29, 2018

9. Japanese Anemones by Sheila Hudson. Finished Tuesday, June 12, 2018

10. The Lily Of The Valley by Blackbird Designs. Finished Wednesday, June 27, 2018

11. A Slice of Summer by Waxing Moon Designs. Finished Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Number of Finishes By Year-

1. 2008 Finishes -10

2. 2009 Finishes- 21

3. 2010 Finishes- 49

4. 2011 Finishes- 26

5. 2012 Finishes- 35

6. 2013 Finishes- 7

7. 2014 Finishes- 19

8. 2015 Finishes- 61

9. 2016 Finishes- 50

10. 2017 Finishes- 30

11. 2018 Finishes-

Friday, March 5, 2010

A Wonktastic Friday Update

I wish it was a Willy Wonka Wonktastic Friday, as that would at least involve chocolate and a better mood from my person, however, wonktastic refers to the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen from Italy that I am working with. I am currently stitching on JBW Designs 'Cherries'. The original was done on a Melrose linen which has woven threads which fall between all of the squares. It was then made into a pillow.

Rather than try and procure the Melrose linen squares, I decided to stitch it on the 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen, which was actually earmarked for another project I decided not to do. I wanted a really summery feel to the piece, however, this linen is driving me straight up a tree. This piece is the wonkiest slubbiest piece of linen I have ever had the misfortune of stitching on. And in addition to that, it also obtain rub marks from the Q-Snaps less than three hours after I initially began the project. Oh, *YAY*. As a result, I took some scrap fabric that I had left over and buffered the snaps on the frame with them. I wouldn't mind so much, but the bloody piece of fabric cost me 10.50 back in the day, and it's really not that large of a piece. >:(

Oy, Oy, Oy! Oy, I say!

At any rate, here is my update:

Design: Leaflet #115, Cherries

Designer: Judy Whitman of JBW Designs

Fibers: DMC 523, 935, 963, 3363, 3685, and 3688

Fabric: 28 Ct Graziano White Milan Linen

I am not sure what I am going to do about the empty spaces where the woven bars would have been, but I'll cross that stitch when I come to it, eh? ;). I have 'Summer Side' all kitted up and ready to go for SanMan Sunday. Hopefully, I will get a chance to sit and work on it a bit.

Well, I best be off. I have chores that need doing and this afternoon, I have 'The Duchess' and 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' queued up for my viewing pleasure. I have some Orville Redenbacher's Kettle Korn that I will be noshing vigorously during my cinematic afternoon. :P

Hope everyone has a great weekend!


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Catherine de l'Atelier des dix doigts said...

I also have this chart to do but unfortunately a day is only 24 hours !!!